On April 4, 2001, MIT President Charles Vest leads a press conference to announce the establishment of MIT's OpenCourseWare (OCW), the web-based program to provide free access to MIT course content, including lecture notes, problem sets, exams and videos. Vest describes OCW as a "natural marriage of American higher education and the capabilities of the World Wide Web," and a reflection of MIT faculty's "deeply ingrained sense of service" and "incredible idealism."... Topic: MIT OpenCourseWare
This is a mirror of http://video.mit.edu/watch/the-wonders-of-electricity-and-magnetism-9964/, which was deleted in December 2014 "following a determination that Dr. Lewin engaged in online sexual harassment in violation of MIT policies." Original description: "The inimitable Walter Lewin gives a literally hair-raising performance in this MIT Museum lecture/demonstration for learners young and old. He unveils the real meaning behind words and things most of us use everyday... Topics: archiveteam, MIT, OpenCourseWare, Physics, Walter Lewin, MIT TechTV, MIT Museum
Produced for the 1997 Lemelson-MIT Awards. Awardees included Doug Engelbart. A short tribute video highlighting Dr. Engelbart's accomplishments begins at 08:07. Selected media clips begin at 12:27 including CNN, CNBC, USA Today, Channel 5 SF Bay Area, New England Cable News. Topics: News, Lemelson-MIT Award, ''Lemelson-MIT Award''
The Center for Arabic Culture is very excited to present Mother's Day Concert with internationally acclaimed musician and professor Simon Shaheen with his Berklee College of Music Ensemble in a concert of traditional Arab and World Jazz music Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 8 pm (revised time) Place: Wong Auditorium, Tang Center at MIT 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA Biography Simon Shaheen dazzles his listeners as he deftly leaps from traditional Arabic sounds to jazz and Western classical... Topic: simon shaheen mit berklee
This is a collection of student-created Scratch tutorials from students at EXPO For Excellence Magnet Elementary School in Saint Paul, Minnesota. You can watch these online or download the entire collection from the zip file archive available by clicking on HTTP at the left middle side of this screen. Topic: Scratch tutorials MIT screencasts
8.01 is a first-semester freshman physics class in Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory. In addition to the basic concepts of Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory, a variety of interesting topics are covered in this course: Binary Stars, Neutron Stars, Black Holes, Resonance Phenomena, Musical Instruments, Stellar Collapse, Supernovae, Astronomical observations from very high flying balloons (lecture 35), and you will be allowed a peek into the... Topics: ocw, opencourseware, mit, physics
This is part one of a special two part series on Net Cafe featuring an in-depth interview with Nicholas Negroponte, Director of the MIT Media Lab, author of Being Digital, and columnist for Wired magazine. Shot on location at the SomArts Cultural Center in San Francisco as a presentation to the Association of Internet Professionals. The interviewer is Net Cafe host Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 2002. Topics: MIT, Wired, Being Digital